♡ Your Instagram feed is full of so many inspirational pictures! Can you tell us a bit about being a content creator!Thank you! Content creation has only recently been my full-time job as of last fall. I develop digital assets (still photos, boomerangs, etc) for brands’ end use, which are mainly for their social media channels. On top of that, I also create content for our own brand/channel, @HungryHipsters! There’s not a day I’m not shooting, creating, cooking or making concept decks. It’s extremely time consuming, but it’s the most fun I’ve ever had at “work!”
♡ You are very creative! Where do you get inspiration from?I’ve definitely learned all about being creative, targeted trend forecasting & photography through my career at Macy’s Inc & Macys.com for 7 years. I was a member of our Fashion Office, specializing in Young Contemporary research & executing trends in catalog, in-store & online for our Millennial shopper. I still use everything I learned in a big corporate office, applying it to my new career path!
♡ Does your pooch get to come to work with you?Now that I work for myself, I’m working from home most days, so technically he’s at work with me ☺
♡ Your pooch looks photogenic! Is you pup happy to be photographed?I don’t think he necessarily wants to be photographed, but he’s the most behaved pup when it does comes to photos! We’ve even had him outside unleashed in a picnic basket before while a nearby school recently let out for the day. He literally just sat there in the basket while we wrapped up the shoot, totally not phased by the crazy, NYC commotion!
♡ Does your pooch help you with you creating content?He definitely inspires me! I recently made this Dog Emoji toast, just because it looked like him. I also have a client that sends me accessories to photograph for them, and they request he’s in the images!
♡ How would you describe your pooch?He’s the sweetest, craziest, happiest little human I’ve ever met. He’s going to be 4 years old this year, yet still acts like a puppy when he sees people outside. He has such an amazing personality, more like that of a human than a dog!
♡ Does your pup travel with you?Sometimes! When we visit family we always bring him with us, but if it’s a work trip or a weekend getaway, he stays at home with a friend or family member.
♡ What’s the cutest thing your Dog does / has ever done?His favorite time of the day has to be bedtime. We let him lay with us for a bit as we watch Netflix, but the inevitable is that he will be put in his own bed/crate at some point. When it’s time to pick him up off the bed, he slowly crawls over to the other person in bed & gets so close, as if to blend in/not be seen. When you pick him up, he’s complete mush. It’s always so sweet how he just wants to stay there forever!
♡ Tell us something we don’t know about your pooch!Christian & I made an arrangement, I got to pick our dog & he got to name it. So Jeremih is actually named after the R&B singer-songwriter, and yes, it’s spelled the same way too. So random, but I couldn’t fight it!
♡ What does FriendshipCollar mean to you?It’s like those old school friendship necklaces where one said “best” & the other said “friends.” It’s a public display of the greatest kind of friendship!Jeremih is my best friend because he’s my baby! And he always puts a smile on my face ☺